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KCATA poised to unveil ambitious office development plan

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Briarcliff Development Co. are working with the city manager of Kansas City on an agreement for an ambitious office development project at Third Street and Grand Boulevard in the River Market. Briarcliff will seek an anchor tenant but has pledged not to engage in the economic development border war or poach a major company from the Kansas side.

Business

Auto show concepts: Would you build them or forget them?

Car companies don't just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future. These so-called concept cars help them gauge the public's reaction to new designs or technology. They can also amp up excitement about a company's future.

Videos

Deep Background: Automated cars at CES 2017

The Star's "Deep Background" podcast focuses its latest episode on technology, the Consumer Electronics Show and the Kansas City area high-tech scene. This video includes footage from CES.
Maria Torres The Kansas City Star
Deep Background: Automated cars at CES 2017 1:45

Deep Background: Automated cars at CES 2017

Fight for $15 protest in KC 0:33

Fight for $15 protest in KC

Charging stations added at Kansas City International Airport 1:39

Charging stations added at Kansas City International Airport

Ozobot makes programming as easy as coloring 1:29

Ozobot makes programming as easy as coloring